Mighty Distributing System of America (MDSA), dba Mighty Auto Parts, a leader in automotive aftermarket products and services, announces the recent addition of executive Sean Milligan as the new Vice President of Operations.
“Everyone at Mighty is excited that Sean has chosen to join our management team. In this new role as Vice President of Operations, Sean’s involvement in product lifecycle, catalog design, supplier management, and customer interactions will serve Mighty well,” said Mighty’s president Josh D’Agostino. “We are certain his experience, expertise and cultural fit with our company will contribute greatly to our efforts.”
Before joining Mighty, Milligan spent twenty-one (21) years with Genuine Parts Company (GPC). He started in the Executive Management Trainee program, and then moved into distribution center operations and sales management. For the last ten years, he worked at Balkamp (now known as the Automotive Supply Group within GPC) as a product manager, then later, as a senior director of category management. In this executive level position, he led a team of three directors and fifteen category managers responsible for more than $775 million in annual revenue across the U.S., Canada, and Mexico. His team managed 50,000 SKUs, 200 product categories, and 500 global suppliers.
In his new role at Mighty, Milligan will serve on the executive management team and be involved in product operations, product management and vendor relations. He will also provide oversight to deliver on strategic engagements and product deliverables, ensuring the product team delivers against its commitments with the highest quality in a timely manner.
“I’m happy to have this opportunity with Mighty Auto Parts and look forward to contributing to the company’s growth,” said Milligan. “The Mighty business model is unique, and I really like the stocking program. But what really stands out is the Mighty culture and its people. It’s very family oriented and I’m excited to be part of the ‘family.’”
About Mighty Distributing System of America
Mighty is headquartered in Norcross, GA, and supports 100 franchised distributors in 44 U.S. states and five international markets. The Mighty System features local service, inventory management expertise, and training in conjunction with extensive offerings of OE quality underhood and undercar parts, chemical products, lubricants, and shop supplies. The Mighty business model attracts independent repair shops, quick lubes, tire centers and new car dealerships across the nation and abroad. Mighty’s unique approach of dealing directly and exclusively with automotive professionals began in 1963.